Patient Recruitment

Do You Have a Genetic Risk Factor for Prostate Cancer?

Seeking Volunteers

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Do you have a cancer risk gene that increases your risk for Prostate Cancer?

Join a National Institutes of Health research study seeking mean men who have a genetic risk factor for developing prostate cancer. Researchers want to follow the prostate health of men who have specific genetic changes associated with prostate cancer to help them learn more about which men are at higher risk for prostate cancer.

Who Can Participate?

Men, 30 to 70 years old without prostate cancer, who have tested positive for BRCA1, BRCA2, HOXB13, ATM, NBN, TP53, MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PMS2, EPCAM, CHEK2, PALB2, RAD51D, FANCA. Genetic testing is not offered.

What is Involved?

  • Screening MRI of the prostate every two years
  • Biopsy of the prostate if any MRIs are abnormal
  • No cost for study-related tests or procedures
  • No cost for travel
  • Clinical information will be shared with you and your doctor, if you choose

Where is the Study?

The NIH Clinical Center is America's Research Hospital, located in Bethesda, MD, in the Washington, DC metro area.

For more information:
NIH Clinical Center Office of Patient Recruitment
1-800-411-1222 (refer to study #19-C-0040)
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Or go online:

Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
National Cancer Institute

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This page last updated on 07/14/2022

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